Category Archives: Crypto Daily

ETH Round-Up: Parity Unfreeze Shot Down, Casper Code Made Public, Vitalik Slams Greedy Market Sentiment

A number of significant events have occurred pertaining to the Ethereum ecosystem in recent days. Last week, the code for the proposed first step of Ethereum’s technical transition toward the adoption of proof-of-stake mining, Vitalik Buterin made disparaging comments regarding 2017’s explosion in the initial coin offering (ICO) industry in an interview with Financial Times, and most recently, an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) seeking to restore a disabled contract to unfreeze 513,774 ETH held in 587 wallets used by Parity Wallet has been rejected. Also Read: New Party […]

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PR: Crypto Exchange Changelly partners with Binance

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Changelly, a popular instant cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with Binance, TOP-1 trading platform, to bring more tokens, faster transactions and better rates to users. Konstantin Gladych, CEO of Changelly met Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance in Valletta, Malta – on the island […]

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Investors from 28 Countries Own Land in Norway’s “Private City” Liberstad

More than 100 people have bought land plots in the “private city” of Liberstad, Southern Norway. Its founders accept 27 cryptocurrencies. Deals have been sealed already with future residents from Brazil, Sweden and the UK, among other countries. They should be able to move in within two years. Also read: Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the Baltics Liberstad for the Libertarians With slogans like “taxation is theft”, Liberstad is attracting more and more libertarians from around the world, local media reports. According to its website, […]

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Cryptocurrency Mining Accounted for 10% of AMD’s Overall Revenue in Q1 2018

The cryptocurrency mining industry is spread all over the world and includes everyone from small miners with a few GPUs at home to vast datacenters with both ASICs and racks of endless GPUs. As such, one of the best ways to get an overall view of the market is via the chip suppliers. And the latest report by AMD shows the demand for mining capacity remained strong in early 2018, despite a slump from the price highs of 2017. Also Read: $350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied […]

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Bitcoin Was the Ninth Most Popular Wikipedia Article Last Year

Its seems users who frequent the online encyclopedia platform Wikipedia read the ‘Bitcoin’ article hosted on the site a lot. According to statistics, the Wiki Bitcoin page was the ninth most read article on Wikipedia last year. Also Read: Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital Bitcoin Article on Wikipedia Was the Ninth Most Popular Last Year Last year lots of people were inquiring about the cryptocurrency bitcoin and the word itself was one of the topmost trending words searched in 2017 according to Google Trends […]

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New Data Depicts the Explosion in Token Sales

It’s no secret that token sales have grown exponentially since the start of last year. The extent to which the industry has mushroomed, however, can be hard to visualize in a space where figures referencing billions in capital are casually tossed around. Newly released data reveals the astronomical growth of ICOs and shows the rise in securitized token sales. Also read: Philippines Welcomes Crypto Economic Zone Token Sales Are Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Whatever way you measure it – dollars raised; ETH raised; number of projects […]

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St. Louis Fed Rejects Notion of Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

The St. Louis Federal Reserve has published an essay critically evaluating the notion of cryptocurrencies that are issued by central banks. The article is highly dismissive in presenting what it describes as “the non-case for central bank cryptocurrencies,” concluding that “a central bank will not issue cryptocurrencies in the sense of a truly decentralized and permissionless asset that allows users to remain anonymous.” Also Read: Controversy Looms Over Bithumb Coins St. Louis Fed Argues That Cryptocurrency Comprises Unique Monetary Form In presenting their argument, the research paper’s authors, […]

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Revolut Raises $250 Million, Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP

The European alternative banking app designed for the globally mobile generation, Revolut, has just secured a major infusion of capital. With the new funding at hand the startup will be expanding to new markets around the world and add new features such as support for BCH and XRP to its crypto service. Also Read: Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital Europe’s New Unicorn London-based alternative digital banking startup Revolut has announced today it just raised a Series C investment round of $250 million meaning […]

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Germany Gets Its First Crypto Exchange for Whales

Germany’s VPE Wertpapierhandelsbank AG (VPE) has announced its institutional investor cryptocurrency trading services and claims them to be the first of their kind for the country. Armed with a Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Bafin) license, in expanding its brokerage offerings VPE purports to offer “best-in-class technology” to customers, “secure and regulated.” Also read: Facebook to Be Sued for Defamation Related to Scammy Crypto Ads VPE Launches Germany’s First Institutional Investor Cryptocurrency Trading Services VPE Wertpapierhandelsbank AG spokesperson Katharina Strenski stressed, “Until now, institutional investors have faced high entry […]

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How to Protect Yourself Against DNS Attacks When Using Cryptocurrency

DNS attacks can manifest themselves in many ways, all targeted against the Domain Name System that connects the internet. At best they’re an inconvenience, knocking websites offline or preventing access, and at worst they’re costly, as this week’s $150,000 Myetherwallet hijack demonstrated. When you’re interacting in the crypto space, here are a few ways to protect yourself against DNS attacks. Also read: Myetherwallet Servers Are Hijacked in DNS Attack How DNS Attacks Work In the aftermath of Tuesday’s DNS attack, which affected a string of major websites and […]

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